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Elections Legal & Public Notices
This section provides an archive and record of recent and past Legal Notices for the Elections, including notices for meetings and events that have already taken place:


Open Meetings Act Compliance
Public access to the proceedings and decision-making processes of governmental boards, agencies and commissions is an essential element of a properly functioning democracy. We believe strongly in open government. Meetings held by public officials to discuss public business, particularly when conducted with the public taxpayers’ money, are the taxpayers’ business. The Open Meetings Act is one of New Mexico’s 'good government' laws, and it deserves the full support of all New Mexicans.

Learn more about the Open Meetings Act!

Have your say!

We also welcome comments on the Town's web site and other issues!


Opt in to the County's Reverse Emergency Notification System!
An anonymous donor has funded the purchase of a Reverse Emergency Notification System for Grant County. Register your phones, cell phones and email addresses to receive alerts of evacuations, emergency events, road closures and other significant events. The link below will take you to Grant County's Reverse Emergency Notification System for the County. Learn more!


Silver City has updated its annual Parks and Activity Directory, a booklet with information for all ages about all kinds of activity opportunities available in Silver City. Learn more!


Learn more about wildfire dangers and how to create defensible spaces around your home, business and property. Learn more!


Sanitation Schedule
Schedules for the Town of Silver City recycling and refuse pick-up vary on some national holidays. See if your pick-up is effected!

Other useful sites:
Check out these sites for information on living, working and doing business in Silver City, Grant County, and New Mexico.

Town of Silver City
Box 1188
Silver City, NM 88062
575.538.3731

About the 2018 Municipal Election
The next regular municipal election will be held on March 6, 2018.


Resolutions authorizing election:

Resolution 2017-28 English 
Resolution 2017-28 Spanish 
For the regular municipal election to be held March 6, 2018.


Election candidate packages are available:


Silver City's Town Clerk assembles candidate packets for the convenience of residents considering running for office in the March, 2018, regular municipal election. The packets include useful information and forms for the elective offices open in the election.


About the Election:

The Legislative Department consists of the elected members of the governing body of the Town of Silver City, which are the the Mayor and four (4) Councilors, known as the Town Council. The office of municipal judge for a four-year term will also be included in the election.

"The terms of office for the Mayor and Councilors are two years.The Council, by majority vote, appoints the Town Manager. The powers and duties of the Mayor and Council are in accordance with the Charter of the Town of Silver City and the Laws and Statutes of the State of New Mexico, including the power to declare emergencies.

The March 2018 election will be for the seat of Mayor, for council representation for Districts 2 and 4, and Municipal Judge.  Learn more here.

 
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